AAR and Mesa Air Group Extend Multi-year Service Contract
Agreement expands supply chain services to 9 additional aircraft
WOOD DALE, Illinois - AAR (NYSE: AIR) announces a six-year extension of an agreement to provide supply chain services for Mesa Air Group, Inc.’s, regional jets. The extension, which continues through 2021, covers maintenance and repair services for the Phoenix-based regional airline’s existing fleet of CRJ 700/900, as well as nine additional aircraft. The original contract was awarded to AAR in August 2005.
With this extended agreement, AAR will continue providing Mesa component support services, including guaranteed fill-rates at its six largest line stations, component repair and logistics services.
“Under our original contract, AAR delivered innovative, fully-integrated component support services to Mesa for nearly 10 years,” said John Holmes, Group Vice President, Aviation Supply Chain, for AAR. “We are pleased that our consistently high service levels, quality and customer service have earned us this expansion and extension of our existing agreement.”
Established in 1982, Mesa operates a fleet of 72 aircraft as US Airways Express, United Express and independently as go!, Hawaii’s low cost inter-island airline performing more than 393 daily departures to 78 cities, 32 states, Canada and Mexico.
“Mesa is proud of the trust our airline partners and passengers place in us. Our partnership with AAR is a significant contributor to our ability to provide them safe, quality service,” said Gary Appling, Senior Vice President, Technical Operations, Mesa Air Group, Inc. “AAR has been a long-term and cost-effective partner of Mesa, and we look forward to expanding and continuing our relationship.”
AAR is a global aftermarket solutions company that employs more than 6,000 people in over 20 countries. Based in Wood Dale, Illinois, AAR supports commercial aviation and government customers through two operating segments: Aviation Services and Expeditionary Services. AAR’s Aviation Services include inventory management; parts supply; OEM parts distribution; aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul; engineering services and component repair. AAR’s Expeditionary Services include airlift operations; mobility systems; and command and control centers in support of military and humanitarian missions. More information can be found at www.aarcorp.com.
Corporate Marketing & Communications
This press release contains certain statements relating to future results, which are forward-looking statements as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on beliefs of Company management, as well as assumptions and estimates based on information currently available to the Company, and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from historical results or those anticipated, including those factors discussed under Item 1A, entitled “Risk Factors”, included in the Company’s Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended May 31, 2018. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize adversely, or should underlying assumptions or estimates prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those described. These events and uncertainties are difficult or impossible to predict accurately and many are beyond the Company’s control. The Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of such statements or to reflect the occurrence of anticipated or unanticipated events. For additional information, see the comments included in AAR’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Related newsSee all
May 22, 2023
AAR names Tom Hoferer Vice President of Repair and Engineering Services
Wood Dale, Illinois — AAR CORP. (NYSE: AIR), a leading provider of aviation services to commercial and government operators, MROs, and OEMs, announced today it has selected Tom Hoferer as its Vice President of Repair and Engineering Services. In this role Hoferer will oversee the Company’s Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) Services and Mobility Systems operations.
March 29, 2023
AAR to acquire nine Boeing 757-200 passenger aircraft equipped with 18 Rolls-Royce RB211 engines
Wood Dale, Illinois — AAR CORP. (NYSE: AIR), a leading provider of aviation services to commercial and government operators, MROs, and OEMs, announced its subsidiary AAR Supply Chain will acquire nine Boeing 757-200 passenger aircraft equipped with 18 Rolls-Royce RB211 engines from American Airlines.
March 27, 2023
AAR signs distribution agreement with Cloud Cap Technology, a Collins Aerospace Mission Systems business
Wood Dale, Illinois — AAR CORP. (NYSE: AIR), a leading provider of aviation services to commercial and government operators, MROs, and OEMs, announced a distribution agreement with Cloud Cap Technology, a Collins Aerospace Mission Systems business.